Cardiology

Doctors + Care Team

Tufts Medical Center in Boston brings together a highly skilled team of top cardiologists, recognized together as one of the nation's premier cardiac care providers. Our heart specialists in interventional cardiology, advanced heart failure care, electrophysiology, cardiac imaging, preventive cardiology and other heart and vascular services are committed to providing patients with the most comprehensive care available.

James E. Udelson, MD

James E. Udelson, MD

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Title(s): Chief, Division of Cardiology; Director, Nuclear Cardiology Laboratory; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-3186
Fax #: 617-636-7175

Cardiac imaging, heart failure

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Marvin A. Konstam, MD

Marvin A. Konstam, MD

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Title(s): Chief Physician Executive, The CardioVascular Center; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6293
Fax #: 617-636-7667

Heart failure, cardiac transplant

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Robert M. Blanton, Jr., MD

Robert M. Blanton, Jr., MD

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Title(s): Cardiologist; Investigator and Co-Director, Mouse Physiology Core Laboratory, Molecular Cardiology Research Institute; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2273
Fax #: 617-636-1444

General cardiology, preventive cardiology

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Patrick Blomberg, MD

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Title(s): Electrophysiologist
Department(s): CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2273
Fax #: 617-636-5913

Atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, SVT, pacemakers, defibrillators

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Jennifer Chee, MD

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Title(s): Electrophysiologist; Associate Director of Advanced Ablation Program
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology, Electrophysiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2273
Fax #: 617-636-7667

Atrial Fibrillation, SVT, Ventricular Tachycardia, ICD, Pacemaker

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Michael T. Chin, MD, PhD

Michael T. Chin, MD, PhD

Title(s): Research Director, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) Center and Research Institute, Molecular Cardiology Research Institute (MCRI), CardioVascular Center (CVC), and the Division of Cardiology; Professor, TUSM
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8066
Fax #: 617-636-7175

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, cardiovascular disease

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Christopher A. Clyne, MD, FACC, FHRS

Christopher A. Clyne, MD, FACC, FHRS

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Title(s): Cardiologist; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts Medical School
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2273
Fax #: 617-636-5913

Clinical Cardiology, Clinical Electrophysiology

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Laurence A. Conway, MD

Laurence A. Conway, MD

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Title(s): Cardiologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8252
Fax #: 617-636-5039

Interventional cardiology

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David DeNofrio, MD

David DeNofrio, MD

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Title(s): Medical Director, Advanced Heart Failure Program; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8068
Fax #: 617-636-6030

Heart failure, cardiac transplantation

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Brian  Christopher Downey, MD

Brian Christopher Downey, MD

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Title(s): Director, Advanced Imaging Fellowship Program; Associate Program Director, Cardiovascular Fellowship Program; Cardiologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
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Non-invasive cardiology (nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography)

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Mohamad El-Zaru, MD

Mohamad El-Zaru, MD

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Title(s): Staff Cardiologist, Interventional Cardiology Center; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8252
Fax #: 617-636-5039

Cardiovascular disease

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Jonas B. Galper, MD, PhD

Jonas B. Galper, MD, PhD

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Title(s): Director, Laboratory of Lipid Metabolism and CardioVascular Signaling, Molecular Cardiology Research Institute; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2273
Fax #: 617-636-4833

General cardiology, molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular diseases

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Edward W. Grandin, MD, MPH, MEd

Edward W. Grandin, MD, MPH, MEd

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Title(s): Cardiologist
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8068
Fax #: 617-636-6030

Heart failure

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Jennifer Grondell, MSN, FNP-C

Jennifer Grondell, MSN, FNP-C

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Title(s): Nurse Practitioner
Department(s): Medicine, Cardiology, Structural Heart Program
Appt. Phone: 617-636-4259
Fax #: 617-636-8070

MitraClip, Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion, PFO closure, ASD closure

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Gaurav Gulati, MD, MS

Gaurav Gulati, MD, MS

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Title(s): Cardiologist; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant
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Heart failure, heart transplantation, ventricular assist devices, cardiogenic shock

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Munther K. Homoud, MD

Munther K. Homoud, MD

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Title(s): Co-Director, New England Cardiac Arrhythmia Center; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5902
Fax #: 617-636-7830

Cardiac arrhythmias, pacemakers, implantable cardioverter defibrillation, surgery for arrhythmias

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Gordon S. Huggins, MD

Gordon S. Huggins, MD

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Title(s): Director, Molecular Cardiology Research Institute (MCRI) Center for Translational Pharmacology and Genomics; Cardiologist; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology, Molecular Cardiology Research Institute
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8991
Fax #: 617-636-5999

Genetic mechanisms in cardiovascular cells including analysis of human trains and disease as a discovery platform biological studies, genetic susceptibility to heart and vascular diseases and molecular regulation of gene expression in cardiomyocytes and cardiomyocyte precursor cells.

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Iris Z. Jaffe, MD, PhD

Iris Z. Jaffe, MD, PhD

Title(s): Executive Director, Molecular Cardiology Research Institute (MCRI); Cardiologist; Director, Vascular Biology Research Center within the MCRI; Elisa Kent Mendelsohn Professor of Molecular Cardiology, TUSM
Department(s): Molecular Cardiology Research Institute (MCRI), Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
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General cardiology, resistant hypertension

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Navin K. Kapur, MD, FAHA, FACC, FSCAI

Navin K. Kapur, MD, FAHA, FACC, FSCAI

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Title(s): Executive Director, The CardioVascular Center for Research and Innovation (CVCRI); Director, Acute Mechanical Circulatory Support Program; Director, Interventional Research Laboratories; Director of Cardiac Biology Research Center, Molecular Cardiology Research Institute (MCRI); Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8252
Fax #: 617-636-5913

Interventional cardiology, advanced heart failure, mechanical circulatory support

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Michael S. Kiernan, MD, MS

Michael S. Kiernan, MD, MS

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Title(s): Medical Director, Ventricular Assist Device Program; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8068
Fax #: 617-636-6030

Heart failure, cardiac transplantation, ventricular assist devices

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Carey D. Kimmelstiel, MD

Carey D. Kimmelstiel, MD

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Title(s): Director, Interventional Cardiology Center; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2273
Fax #: 617-636-5913

Interventional cardiology

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Alan T. Kono, MD

Alan T. Kono, MD

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Title(s): Cardiologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8068
Fax #: 617-636-6030

Heart failure

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Douglas Laidlaw, MD

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Title(s): Cardiologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-9488
Fax #: 617-636-9115

Electrophysiology, pacemaker services

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Christopher Madias, MD

Christopher Madias, MD

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Title(s): Director, Cardiac Arrhythmia Center
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5902
Fax #: 617-636-7830

Cardiovascular disease, cardiac electrophysiology, WATCHMAN

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Alison Massed, NP

Alison Massed, NP

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Title(s): Nurse Practitioner
Department(s): CardioVascular Center, Structural Heart
Appt. Phone: 617-636-4259
Fax #: 617-636-7667

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

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Paula J. Mooney, NP, MS

Title(s): Nurse Practitioner
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2273
Fax #: 617-636-5913

Cardiology

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Nicole M Orr, MD, FACC

Nicole M Orr, MD, FACC

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Title(s): Cardiologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
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Geriatric cardiology, echocardiography

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Ayan R. Patel, MD

Ayan R. Patel, MD

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Title(s): Director, Cardiovascular Imaging and Hemodynamic Laboratory; Director, Women's Heart Center; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2273
Fax #: 617-636-8070

Echocardiography, heart failure, women's heart disease, cardiac amyloidosis

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Richard D. Patten, MD

Richard D. Patten, MD

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Title(s): Cardiologist
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8068
Fax #: 617-636-6030

Heart failure

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Marwa A. Sabe, MD

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Title(s): Cardiologist
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8068
Fax #: 617-636-6030

Heart failure

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Deeb N. Salem, MD, FACP, FACC, FAHA

Deeb N. Salem, MD, FACP, FACC, FAHA

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Senior Vice President of Academic Integration, Tufts Medicine; Sheldon M. Wolff Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2273
Fax #: 617-636-8070

Cardiology

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Jeffrey Shih, MD

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Title(s): Cardiologist
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8068
Fax #: 617-636-6030

Cardiology, heart failure

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Sushil Singh, MD

Sushil Singh, MD

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Title(s): Cardiologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5902
Fax #: 617-636-9115

Electrophysiology, arrhythmias

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Jenica Upshaw, MD

Jenica Upshaw, MD

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Title(s): Medical Director, Cardio-Oncology Program; Attending Physician, Advanced Heart Failure; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2273
Fax #: 617-636-5913

Cardio-oncology, heart failure

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David M. Venesy, MD

David M. Venesy, MD

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Title(s): Cardiologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8068
Fax #: 617-636-7175

Heart failure

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Amanda Vest, MBBS, MPH

Amanda Vest, MBBS, MPH

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Title(s): Medical Director, Cardiac Transplantation Program; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8068
Fax #: 617-636-6030

Cardiology, heart failure, cardiomyopathies (including cardiac amyloidosis, sarcoidosis) heart transplantation, mechanical circulatory support, pregnancy and heart disease (including peripartum cardiomyopathy)

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Amanda Weathers, NP

Amanda Weathers, NP

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Nurse Practitioner
Department(s): CardioVascular Center, Structural Heart
Appt. Phone: 617-636-4259
Fax #: 617-636-7667

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

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Benjamin S. Wessler, MD

Benjamin S. Wessler, MD

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Title(s): Director, Valve Center; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2273
Fax #: 617-636-5913

Non-invasive cardiology, echocardiography

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